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  • Oil Settles Below $113 as Storm Fears Wane Monday, 18 Aug 2008 | 3:41 PM ET

    Oil fell below $113 a barrel Monday as fears eased that Tropical Storm Fay would damage major oil and gas infrastructure in the Gulf of Mexico.

  • BHP Billiton Profit Surges 30% on Chinese Demand Monday, 18 Aug 2008 | 3:01 AM ET

    Mining giant BHP Billiton, bidding for rival Rio Tinto in what would be the world's second-biggest takeover, posted a 30 percent rise in half-year profit on Monday, boosted by Chinese demand.

  • Oil Settles Below $114 on Stronger US Dollar Friday, 15 Aug 2008 | 3:33 PM ET

    Oil prices fell below $114 a barrel, reaching their lowest point in more than three months, after the dollar muscled higher and OPEC predicted world demand for energy will keep falling.

  • As Economies Slump, How to Play Emerging Markets Friday, 15 Aug 2008 | 1:51 PM ET
    Broker works the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange.

    Despite the looming slowdown and possible recession in global economies, the emerging markets trade continues to survive.

  • China Unicom Aims for A Third of China's 3G Market Friday, 15 Aug 2008 | 12:29 AM ET

    China's economic growth is expected to stabilize in the third quarter, helped by a shift of government policy towards sustaining growth, a major government research institute said on Friday.

  • McDonald's Gets Its Mojo Back Thursday, 14 Aug 2008 | 4:10 PM ET

    CEO Jim Skinner tells Cramer how his firm got its eyes back on the fries.

  • Oil Settles Near $115 on Europe Economic Weakness Thursday, 14 Aug 2008 | 3:30 PM ET

    Oil fell to $115 a barrel on Thursday as economic weakness in Europe underscored the threat to global oil demand growth and on hopes a shaky cease-fire between Russia and Georgia would hold.

  • Futures dropped as jobless claims were a bit higher than expected, and the Consumer Price Index was higher than expected on both the headline number and core (ex-food and energy).

  • Oil Settles at $116 on US Fuel Inventory Drop Wednesday, 13 Aug 2008 | 2:15 PM ET

    Oil rose almost $3 a barrel on Wednesday after a U.S. government report showed declines in fuel and crude inventories in the world's top consumer.

  • Today's Top Videos: New Dells, Speedos & More Tuesday, 12 Aug 2008 | 6:20 PM ET

    Dell introduces their new line of laptops, designed to have the greatest security, the longest battery life and the most robust design, while Warnaco's Speedo is the most desired swimwear for Olympic swimmers. Following are today's top videos:

  • LDK Solar Shares Leap; Earnings Soar Past Forecasts Monday, 11 Aug 2008 | 6:38 PM ET

    LDK Solar on Monday posted quarterly earnings that blew past Wall Street estimates as a manufacturing capacity expansion allowed the company to sell more solar wafers, sending its shares up 18 percent in extended trade.

  • NBC Universal Off to Fast Start With Olympic Ratings Monday, 11 Aug 2008 | 11:55 AM ET

    NBC Universal's Olympics coverage is drawing huge audiences, helped by the extravagant opening ceremony and swimming star Michael Phelps, and setting the stage for what could be record TV ratings for the Summer Games.

  • CEOs on Being 'Recession-Resistant,' the Games & More Monday, 11 Aug 2008 | 11:22 AM ET

    CEOs from McDonalds, Adidas and WPP Group looking to boost sales from the long-awaited Beijing Olympic games, talked about their various strategies to expand brand image, their views on the economy, and more on CNBC.

  • Just the potential for a U.S. recovery will bring "enormous" amounts of under-invested cash back into the stock market, the head of an investment group said.

  • Li Ning Co. Rides Opening Ceremony Monday, 11 Aug 2008 | 4:53 AM ET

    With a very minimal involvement in these games, Li Ning Co. has all of a sudden come away as a big winner, thanks to their namesake and chairman lighting the torch in Friday's Opening Ceremony.

  • Olympics Ticket Scam Monday, 11 Aug 2008 | 2:02 AM ET

    I'm sure you've heard about the unbelievable Olympics ticket scam reportedly run by a guy out of England who has done this a couple times before. It's been hard to get the numbers on how many people got scammed, but it seems like it spanned the U.S., Europe, Asia and Australia.

  • Score One For Li Ning Monday, 11 Aug 2008 | 12:01 AM ET

    The Beijing Organizing Committee's choosing of former Olympic gymnast Li Ning to be the final torchbearer and the cauldron lighter must have rubbed the folks at adidas and Nike the wrong way.

  • Phelps Is Maxxed Out On Friends Sunday, 10 Aug 2008 | 11:48 PM ET
    Michael Phelps with a Fu Manchu.

    With a gold in the 4x100 relay this morning, Michael Phelps now has eight gold medals to his name and two for this Olympiad. The bad news? He's not allowed to have any more friends.

  • The Next China Story: the Consumer Saturday, 9 Aug 2008 | 9:40 AM ET

    Following its years of rapid economic growth mostly in industrial and tech sectors, what's next for China? According to some analysts, including today's guest Zach Karabell, the Chinese consumer is key to the continuing growth of the Chinese economy -- and the Chinese economy is key to the continuing growth of the global economy.

  • Fast Money Web Extra Video Saturday, 9 Aug 2008 | 1:00 AM ET

    In today's end-of-week version of the exclusive Fast Money Web Extra of trades not covered on the show, the gang mentions some good trades for the start of next week.